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Debra Boyd
  • Medina, OH
  • United States
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Mail delivery

Started this discussion. Last reply by alex2toes Jan 4. 5 Replies

So my son left for boot camp on Dec 12, I sent out a letter the next day, and multiple ones after that. My son was delayed for his fitness and placed into PCP. He called and left a message with his…Continue

 

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Debra Boyd replied to 1~Nanny (Alice)'s discussion News Article: Marines sort, deliver hundreds of pounds of mail daily in the group Boot Camp Communications
"My son finally got to his new company but I do not have an address as of yet, I was able to talk to him briefly the day he passed his fitness test, and told him of the mail situation, he said he did get a letter the day before from me, but his…"
Jan 9
alex2toes replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Mail delivery
"I don't think the Recruiter will be as effective as the Chaplin, someone who is actually THERE. Good luck and hang in there. It is a lonely scary place when your plans fall through and you no longer have a road map for what to do, where to go.…"
Jan 4
Debra Boyd replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Mail delivery
"Thank you for your reply. I hate the thought of contacting his SDI b/c I dont want it taken out on him that his mother is being a baby b/c he isn't receiving his mail. I just want him to know that I am his rock for support. I know he can do…"
Jan 4
alex2toes replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Returned mail in the group Boot Camp Communications
"Debra, I answered you in the other discussion you posted. Good luck and it will work out. It truly will. The "extra step" Recruits are a tough bunch. Ooh Rah"
Jan 4
alex2toes replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Mail delivery
"This is the one time I would call his SDI. I do not reccomend this lightly, as I do not believe in contacting them. But you are correct, something is wrong, I am betting he got on a list & it takes for ever to get off the list. I would in this 1…"
Jan 4
Debra Boyd replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Mail delivery
"The address he gave me.... Even his return address is listed as PCP, then a po box....still coming back"
Jan 4
Debra Boyd replied to 1~Nanny (Alice)'s discussion News Article: Marines sort, deliver hundreds of pounds of mail daily in the group Boot Camp Communications
"Someone tell me then why my mail keeps getting returned to me as undeliverable when the address matches the return address on my sons letters to me. ....????? My son has yet to receive any mail from me b/c it keeps coming back and he has been there…"
Jan 4
Debra Boyd added a discussion to the group Boot Camp Communications
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Returned mail

My son left for Parris Island on Dec 12. I sent out my first letter the very next day to the address his recruiters gave me. Unfortunately my son did not pass the fitness test and was placed in PCP. I was told by the recruits to continue to send him mail at the same address, that he would eventually get it. My son left me a vm with his new address in PCP, so I then started sending letters there. Due to the holidays and no new recruits starting until Jan 7, my son has been kept in PCP. On xmas…See More
Jan 4
Debra Boyd joined Marine Parents Inc's group
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Boot Camp Communications

This group is for questions and comments about various forms of communications during recruit training, on the OpSEC Compliant MarineParents.com, Inc. Marine Family Network Community.CLICK HERE FOR MFN POSTING GUIDELINESCLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL MCRD SD FACEBOOK PAGE…See More
Jan 4
rufus replied to Debra Boyd's discussion Mail delivery
"use the new address he gave u.....and then put PCP in the lower left hand corner....i would try that"
Jan 3
Debra Boyd posted a discussion

Mail delivery

So my son left for boot camp on Dec 12, I sent out a letter the next day, and multiple ones after that. My son was delayed for his fitness and placed into PCP. He called and left a message with his new address. Due to the xmas/new year holidays, and no new recruits starting until Jan 7th, my son has remained in PCP. On xmas eve I did receive a phone call from my son for the holidays and he said he hadn't received any mail yet at all. My son had given me his new PCP address, so I told him they…See More
Jan 3
1~DadinNova (Rich) left a comment for Debra Boyd
"Welcome to MFN.  We’re happy to see you!  Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN.    Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary.  If you did not…"
Jan 3
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Jan 3

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At 1:30pm on January 3, 2017, 1~DadinNova (Rich) said…

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